Cefn Druids 0 TNS 4

TNS made light work of basement side Cefn Druids tonight and extended their lead at the top of the JD Cymru Premier.

Once again Greg Draper was the star of the show and marked his 150th league appearance with a hat-trick.

Adrian Cieslewicz fired narrowly wide before the Saints led on 11 minutes with the inform Greg Draper slotting. home from the penalty spot after Danny Redmond was fouled.

Draper had the ball in the back of the net again on 20 minutes only to be ruled offside.

Draper was not to be denied eight minutes later and completed his double after being released by Dean Ebbe.

It remained one way traffic with Draper denied his hat-trick on 41 minutes as Druids goalkeeper Mike Jones kept his side in the game.

However it was game over before the break with Blaine Hudson heading home from close range.

Draper completed his second hat-trick in a week on 53 minutes with a cool finish from Ciesewicz's cut back.

Two minutes later Ryan Astles was denied by the post as TNS maintained their dominance.

Redmond also struck the woodwork on the hour as Druids remained under the cosh.

Jones denied Ebbe from close range with 20 minutes remaining before Saints manager Scott Ruscoe rang the changes.

Jones continued to be kept busy and denied Draper his fourth on 79 minutes but the damage was already done as TNS comfortably saw out the remainder of the game.

Cefn Druids: Jones, Arsan, Green, Mooney, Simpson, Brazel, Darlington, Flint, Cartwright, Wise, Edge.

TNS: Harrison, Redmond, Astles, Hudson, Harrington, Routledge, Clark, Ebbe, Cieslewicz, Draper, Mullan. Subs: Williams, Smith, Boateng, Rees, Bailey, Holland, Cornish.